[xubuntu-users] Upgrading from 32bit to 64bit use Aptik Migration Utility

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The EASIEST way to do install a new system from existing is to use Aptik
Migration Utility.


On 06/29/2017 05:58 PM, GothSpark . wrote:
> hi
> you cannot update from 32bit to 64bit you have to install the new
> system from scrach
> 2017-06-10 17:28 GMT-04:00 Peter Flynn <peter at silmaril.ie
> <mailto:peter at silmaril.ie>>:
>     A rather odd request. I have a Dell Optiplex 745 which I rescued from
>     oblivion last year when an office was being cleared out. I hurriedly
>     installed Xubuntu 16.04 on it and it's been fine.
>     It now turns out that I used a USB containing the 32bit distribution
>     instead of the 64bit, so I wanted to know if there is a way to
>     "upgrade"
>     in place from 32bit 16.04 to 64bit 16.04
>     The 745 runs a 64bit processor and architecture, from what I have been
>     able to determine (at least, it boots from the 64bit ISO on a USB
>     stick,
>     and everything seems to run OK).
>     Or do I have to do a from-scratch installation (not a major
>     problem, as
>     /home is on a separate partition, and most all the important stuff
>     is on
>     SVN repos).
>     ///Peter
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